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Is it normal to bleed after 5 weeks of miscarriage ?

I am 26/f with hypothyroidism . I take 137 mcg of levothroid, daily. I had miscarriage on June 9 after 6 weeks of pregnancy . I took misoprostol 600 mg vaginally and discharged the tissue. The ultrasound showed that the miscarriage was complete and there is nothing left. After 5 weeks on last Sunday July 17th I saw light spotting with some cramps. The spotting continued for 3 days. On Wednesday July 20, the bleeding became a bit heavy and I still have bleeding after 6 days. The bleeding is less than that of my normal period and now I don t have any cramps. My cycle usually lasts for 5 days. My last mensuration cycle was on March 23. The question I have is, Is this a period or something else? If this is a period, why is it longer than 5 days and less than a normal period?
Asked On : Sat, 23 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Normally after abortion the period comes after about 3-4 months.Still possibilty of period can not be excluded.For time being say about 2-3 months the cycle may not be normal due to hormonal changes that has taken place.Wait for week or so ,if something happenes again please talk to your gaynecologist.
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Answered: Sat, 23 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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Since the ultrasound report shows that the abortion was complete then the bleeding you have now is your periods and even the spotting few days back was a part of it.It is common to get disturbance of periods following abortion and is due to hormonal imbalance.So if the periods lasts more than 8 days please consult your Gynaec for examination and treatment.
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